• International Proximity is a management company which specialises in advising some of the world's leading multinational corporations, investment funds and financial institutions on maximising the opportunities offered by the Mauritius international financial services centre and the region.


Key features

The Mauritius Trusts Act 2001 has cherry-picked the best features of modern trust legislation to offer the following advantages:

  • A trust can be formed by a resident or non resident of Mauritius
  • There is no requirement to register the trust with any registrar
  • A trust can be formed as:
    • a trust for beneficiaries (life interest trust, discretionary trust, protective trust, asset protection trust), or
    • a purpose trust (commercial purpose trust or charitable trust).
  • A trust can have a managing trustee in Mauritius and a custodian trustee in another jurisdiction
  • The forced heirship rules of other states will not be enforced by the courts in Mauritius
  • Private trust companies can be established